tel. (805) 385-7244

What We Offer

Among Friends ADHC employs a multidisciplinary team of highly trained health professionals who conduct a comprehensive assessment of each potential patient to determine and plan ADHC services needed to meet the individual’s specific health, physical, mental, and social needs.

Services provided at the center include: medical services; nursing services; physical, occupational and speech therapy; psychiatric and psychological services; social services; planned recreational and social activities; hot meal and nutritional counseling; and transportation to and from the center.

Medical Services

  • Consultation
  • Coordination of medical care with primary MD
  • Quality assurance of care provided

Nursing Services

  • Medication management
  • Vital signs monitoring (Blood pressure, Blood sugar, Weight Checks)
  • Personal Care Assistance (Toileting, transferring, eating, bathing, grooming, etc)
  • Health Teachings

Psychiatric & Psychological Services

  • Crisis intervention
  • Independent Living Skills Training
  • Support & encouragement for ongoing life difficulties
  • Monitoring current life situation for signs & symptoms of abuse or neglect
  • Outlets to vent & express frustrations & emotions
  • Referral to community resources

Transportation Services

  • Door to door transportation
  • Friendly, polite, & courteous drivers
  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • To and from the center
  • For recreational field trips

Nutritional

  • Breakfast
  • Snack
  • Hot Lunch
  • Meal time assistance
  • Dietary counseling

Social Services

  • Counseling
  • Reality Orientation
  • Brown Bag Distribution
  • Community Liaison
  • Home Assessments
  • Community Referrals
  • Family Counseling & Support Groups
  • Appointment assistance

Recreational & Social Activities

  • Arts and crafts
  • Fun field trips
  • Adaptive sports
  • Daily therapeutic exercise
  • Live Entertainment
  • Parades
  • Education classes
  • Cooking classes
  • Singing / Karaoke
  • Discussion Groups

Speech Therapy Services

  • Swallowing instructional techniques & services
  • Communication comprehension (written / verbal) training

Physical / Occupational Therapy Restorative Treatments

  • One-on-One Treatments
  • Hot Packs
  • Cold Packs
  • Electrical Tens Stimulation
  • Massage
  • Ultrasound
  • Group Exercise
  • ADL assistance & training

Physical / Occupational Maintenance Therapy Services

  • Daily exercise
  • Maintenance treatments
  • Daily walking groups
  • Adaptive sports
  • Sensory stimulation
  • Adaptive equipment attainment